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Peppermint Twists Recipe

Peppermint Twists Recipe

Serve your family and friends this delicate twist that showcases one of the most popular flavors of the season…peppermint! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:30 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups Master Cookie Mix, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Red colored sugar


  • 1. Shape cookie mix into 3/4-in. balls. Roll each ball into a 6-in. rope. Bend the rope in half and twist twice. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Combine the confectioners' sugar, milk and extract; drizzle over cookies. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 77 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

Reviews for Peppermint Twists

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manpabrown User ID: 1979130 219251
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2015

"freeze well"

mrssimptom User ID: 5831572 182038
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2012

"These are so good and so easy!!! The only thing I modified was the shape - - these shout out 'candy cane' to me so that's what I did. It's only December 3 and I can tell you - - I'll be making several batches between now and Christmas!!"

zucchini lady User ID: 2608427 123907
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2012

"I also used the oil flavoring; love the lightness of the cookie/ will make agian"

gramio User ID: 4594991 193850
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012

"what is the liquid in this recipe"

Reiman Oublications User ID: 1067993 182035
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012

"I used peppermint oil instead od extract.

fast easy , I would make them again.

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